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a morning, excessive rainfall rates, gusty winds still effecting us. here you can pick out the coverage out there. you will notice we are seeing changes in the north bay. the rainfall rates tapering after as you can see but still steady rain for santa rosa, around the area as well. as we shift the maps down here you will notice more activity for the central portions of the bay, heavier rain around san francisco as you cap pick out, a moderate cell moving through and covering the whole east bay. in fact here you can see more activity around the livermore area. we will continue to move the maps and show you ax in the southern half, pacifica, los gatos and san jose and morgan hill and tighter to the santa cruz mountains that is the concern of course, a rough mourning all day long for highway 17 for the summit and still seeing some moderate to heavy rainfall here as well. so once again the wider perspective here as you can see across the regions the main bulk of the action is drifting moving south and east and that trend will continue so we expect a change over the next two to three hours with
in san jose. jeanine della vega joins us live to let us know about the situation, good afternoon. >> reporter: police have this whole area roped off and this whole happened by this jewelry store and right now officers are talking to employees to try to piece together what happened. we know two armed men are on the run. let's go to some video we have from news chopper 2. this all started at about 10:10 this morning. police tell us two men entered this jewelry store and they did have a gun with them and the store clerk inside had a gun and fired back at the suspects and it is unknown if he hit one of them. those robbers ended up running out of the store and it's unclear whether there was a getaway car and they did not tell us whether they got away with any items inside the store and this is what they had to say. >> we have officers looking for witnesses and others are searching for video and this could possibly help in this investigation and we have officers canvassing the area looking for possible suspects. >>> now we are told by police that apparently the clerk said that the two
has new information this noontime. shows us the new sketch just released and the increase reward being offered. >> reporter: san jose police are searching for the man depicted in this newly-released sketch, wanted in connection with the violent crime wave across the city. investigators say he and his accomplice, jonathan wilbanks, shot it out with officers friday night. willbanks was arrested but his partner got away. >> we're very concerned which is why we're here enlisting the public's help in getting the suspect in custody, why we've been working around the clock. police have not been able to identify this man who may or may not be in san jose. this morning, the mayor announced his office is doubling the reward money in this case. there's now $20,000 being offered. >> we know that people know the suspects. we know that somebody has information. >> reporter: investigators say this pair were behind a string of crimes including four armed robberies. >> reporter: police say while these two armed men were on the run, they tried to carjack a driver outside the 7/11 store. that man ended u
of oakland are on strike today. christien kafton joins us live to explain why and how it is impacting business there. >> reporter: good afternoon. take a look. you can see that the workers are here at one of the entrances to the port. now, we understand that word is spreading among those workers right now that they can picket out here. they can demonstrate but they cannot block more vehicles from entering. meanwhile, we can tell you that other unions out here at the port are refusing to cross those picket lines. members marched in front of the entrances of the port today starting at about 5:30 this morning, blocking more than 100 trucks trying to deliver or pick up cargo containers. >> the idea of shutting down the port was to let them know we're serious. we want them back at the bargaining table. we don't feel like they've been taking us seriously. >> we understand right now, seven private marine terminals have elected to close for the day. there is an arbitration underway and the arbitration is an ongoing process. >> reporter: union organizers in the port have been negotiating a new
good job of like keeping us updated on if things were gonna change and the crew was late getting back when we could have left earlier. they treated us fine once we were on the flight but i was just frustrated. everyone was. >> reporter: by 4:30 this morn, passengers found the occasional crowd and then the departures. they said even the rain didn't damage their optimism. >> so far so good. i think it should be okay. >> reporter: there are some delays from inbound from chicago chicago and boston -- from chicago and boston. coming back to our live shot, you can see folks flights arriving and duty managers said about an hour and a half ago, there are still parking spots. if you are leaving today and you do need to park that's still an option for you. we're live at sfo, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> officials at san jose airport say they are not having any delays because of the weather there. but they are seeing major delays on southwest airlines involving flights to or through chicago's midway airport due to weather there. some of the flights are delayed for several hours. th
and needs to be changed. >>> the lawsuit just filed and announced late this morning that could change the u.s. armed forces forever. good afternoon. i'm tori campbell. >>> the issue of lating women frontline in combat, the suit is being filed on behalf of active military women. brian flores joins us live from the city with new information at noon to explain what is at stake. good afternoon, brian. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. what's at take for these women they say is the chance to serve on the front lines, be recognized for their efforts. for years, women were not allowed on the front lines of military coomb bat. but a recentry filed -- combat but a recently filed lawsuit changes that. >> this directly contributes to the notion that women do not belong in the military that they, in fact, weaken the armed forces. >> reporter: these women representing all branches of the military along with the aclu have filed a lawsuit. >> the enemy doesn't distinguish between gender. when i was going out on missions in iraq and my vehicle was hit by an efp and everyone in it my vehicle received differe
from union city, jeanine della vega ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> tara moriarty joins us live with talking with police and the warning for other resident -- residents in the city, good morning tara. >> reporter: police have not found any suspects but they do have leads they are following up on. meanwhile members of the homeless committee are on edge after one of their own was violently killed and so far no witnesses have come forward. police say 24-year-old mckayla had recently become homeless after not taking a -- after dropping out of a drug program. investigators say she was stabbed several times with some type of blade edged instrument and she was most likely killed where she was found. >> people who are homeless should stay vigilant and be extra careful and i would make that recommendation at any time. we don't have anything that is pointing to anything but an isolated incident right now. >> now we found some pictures of her on my space. she came here at the beginning of october and left a victory outreach home on october 11 with a man she met and again police have spoken
chambers joins us with the new plan. good afternoon, paul. >>reporter: good afternoon. members of the city council rules and legislation committee talked about the plans that they say is needed to make the city of oakland a lot safer. there's a population of 400,000 people, but only 626 officers on the street. some of the things being proposed, oakland police are moving 20 officers to the streets, but before that they have to hire 20 civilians to take their place. they're also working on a contract that would let police patrol the streets and building an academy. >> our police officers will be able to respond much quicker and there will be a much more visible presence. >>reporter: these issues will go before council. n january for a vote. i'll continue to work on this story. coming up at 5, you'll hear from the police chief about the proposals. >>> we're back on storm watch this noontime preparing for the next weather disturbance to hit the bay area. it is expected to be bigger than the fast moving storm that moved through yesterday. two more storms are on their way, and they're both going
and personnel has taken off from travis airforce base in solano county. tara moriarty joins us live to let us know some of the crucial items on board. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. our cargo plane took off from travis airforce base about 45 minutes ago. headed down to march airforce base to pick up supplies before it heads to the east coast. let's take a look at some of the crew members who were boarding that plane earlier around 11:15. this is ac-5. filled with supplies for victims of sandy. although this was short notice for them they say they were on stand by ready to answer the call of duty. now these are pictures from march airforce base, where sick 32 tons of equipment and supplies, including utility trucks are being loaded on to those planes. in less than two hours they will move out. >> and they are moving utility equipment and personnel to upstate new york that will allow us to turn the light switch on for the east coast. we also have a bunch of medical folks on stand by ready to launch so if there is air medical evacuation or if there is folks that need medical assist
jose to explain why police suspect this was a homicide. janine? >> reporter: well, tori, police tell us that the woman's body was found face down and she was lying on the floor. the coroner's on the scene right now. at this point, officer are the waiting to get a warrant to search inside this home. authorities received a 911 hangup call and when officers arrived, they heard dogs barking. they called animal control to help. when police finally entered the home, that's when they found the woman's body. while a weapon has not been found, police have reason to believe that she was killed. detectives have been going door to door to see if anyone heard anything. it's unknown who made the 911 call but officers say it did come from the home where the body was found. >> we attempted to call back to confirm there was a prob or determine if there was a problem occur -- problem or determine if there was a problem occurring because on the call there were no voices. >> reporter: police say a married couple in their 50s live inside the home. now, there was a delay in police coming to the house because
was covering the story all morning and joins us live to explain what they all have in common. good afternoon. >> reporter: good afternoon. police are calling this guy a serial arsonist and he shows no signs of slowing down. we are here in front of where police believe he last struck, a house across the street from the vallejo police department. >>> it was firefighters third call in about a 12 hour stretch. >> scary, because i slept through the whole thing. >> reporter: lori lives nearby the latest fire that broke out in a vacant office building around 7:30 this morning there. >> you don't see anybody on the streets after 8:00. more like we are under marshal law right now. >> fire investigators have been working with police to catch the person they believe is stop for setting 30 fires over a six to eight month timeframe within a half-mile radius. >> these fires have been kind of similar patterns in terms of vacant buildings, usually set from the exterior but again we have a task force investigating them at this time. >> officials say the arsonist struck an empty house there after 8:00. no one
trying to do the right thing, any of us what would you do, this is the question, what would you have done. >> 4 voted to let him keep his job but all or running unopposed except for her. her camp has fired back saying political attack ads are not the way to deal with that. it is silencing them in a way that is dangerous and insensitive. she said the people against her billionaires with differences but she is not buying it. >> she elected politics over public safety and the interest of victims of domestic violence. >> we are expecting an on camera interview with her later, right now she is campaigning and when ivory madison asked who she would vote for, she said anyone except for her. live in san francisco, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> a metro train hit and killed a man near montgomery station this morning causing delays for commuters. the train hit the man around 7:25 as he walked on the tracks between montgomery and embarcadero station. union officials say it is not clear who he was or why he was there. the accident closed the muni metro system between balboa par
brown voted yes on prop 30 and they will tell us about the last minute push to get the measure passed. good morning, alex. >> the governor warned about severe cuts to public education as he came here in the oakland hills to cast his ballot just a few hours ago. meantime penns of prop -- proponents of prop 30 think it will fail. >> reporter: he walked in aroundp 30 -- 7:30 this morning and he spent a few minutes filling out his ballot and laid out information on prop 30. >> it means billions of dollars out of the schools and that's done. a yes-vote means billions of dollars into the schools. >> reporter: prop 30 raises income taxes on those making more than $250,000 with that going to an education fund to community colleges. if it goes down, education takes a $6 billion hit but they can't believe voters are not interested in a tax hike. the votessers with americans for prosperity. the governor is trying to scare tactics. >> the governor could have tried anything to that as far as triggers go. >> reporter: the governor said there is no fall back plan if 30 fails and that's a nerve wrack
the people that think this is crazy. >> that is them. this is tradition for us and we enjoy it and we have met so many people here. >> target is also bracing for a lot of early thanksgiving day customers. store employees worked through the night and they have set up barricades in front of the store for a 9:00 p.m. opening tonight. the national retail federation says holiday sales will rise this year 4.1%, live in pinole lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you lorraine. >>> on line shopping will see growth this year according to a new report. adobe systems analyzed 150 billion retail website visits and predicts sales will jump 18% this year. adobe says u.s. on line sales start to peak today but really pick up on monday, when people go back to work and shop during their lunch breaks. and december 17th is expected to be especially strong when thousands of merchants offer free shopping on line with a guaranteed delivery by christmas eve. >>> thousands of people flooded bay area grocery stores this morning for last minute thanksgiving food shopping. at a safeway store in san francisc
are on paid leave. neighbors are questioning why police did not use a taser. >> it wasn't right. but -- fa that was totally overkill -- was totally overkill. >> reporter: why do you say that? >> that was a lot of shots! >> reporter: neighbors describe him as a nice guy who worked in the deli department at a grocery store. reporting live from fremont, back to you. >> thank you, janine. >>> in election 20 12news. president obama and governor mitt romney are pulling out all of the stops as they make their final push with one day left before election day. ♪ >> president obama was joined by the boss. bruce springsteen. this is one of several states which could be a toss up tomorrow. the president reminded voters of the event. voters have a clear choice when they go to the polls. wisconsin tomorrow you have a choice to make. it's not just a choice between two ditts or two parties. it's a choice between two divisions for america. >> president obama is also attending rallies today in ohio and iowa while governor romney is making his final push in ohio and florida. at one point, the two will only
was the first on the scene to bring us the dramatic pictures and is live to show us how the hillside has changed. tara? >> reporter: well, the hillside that got swept into the neighborhood, for right now, what the public crews works are trying to do is dig this street out of this landslide. tens of thousands of gallons of water mixed with mud gushed down the hillside. >> the entire lawn was covered. there was like a stream going down the street. >> reporter: he lived near the water creek where a pipe burst. >> i called 911. >> reporter: 40 people had toking evacuated -- to had to be evacuated. neighbors were in bewilderment. this woman's daughter said her car couldn't drive to work this morning. >> nobody can get out of the street. >> reporter: public crews and neighbors spent most of the morning trying to dig out of this. while the city repairs the broken pipe neighbors have much more concerns. does it make you worried it is unstable? >> i think so. >> reporter: now, luckily, no one was hurt and no degree got into one's home. the water was cutoff this the neighborhood. it's again's guess -- any
. new at noon police just finished a news briefing, alex savidge joins us live with more on the investigation and the people who helped the victim. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon, at that briefing that wrapped up here a lieutenant said this woman is lucky she survived. witnesses found her beaten in a ditch along the side of the freeway. bound with duct tape. police used those witness accounts and also information from the victim herself to track down and arrest a 14-year- old boy in connection withis vicious attack. investigators say the 65-year- old woman was kidnapped at gun point late yesterday from this shopping center on the 100 block of plaza drive. vallejo police say the gunman forced her to drive her minivan several miles away to an area near hidden brook parkway. that is where investigators believe this 14-year-old attacker sexually assaulted the woman and beat her unconscious, the teen drove off in the woman's minivan. thankfully though witnesses found her and got her help, quite possibly saving her life. >> in the greatest sense they were imp
on the road just before 9:30 this morning. they told us how the driver found out about the leak. >> the driver was driving down the freeway and another driver pointed out. was painting to the cargo and he pulled over to inspect and found out there was a leak in one of the containers. >> the chp said none of the material got into the storm drain. the lanes could be closed for another two or three hours during the clean up. >>> a triumphant president obama is looking at four more years after an electrifying victory that caused the crowd to go wild in chicago. >> mr. obama said his re-election is a call to action. he said the best of his work as president is yet to come. he made it clear that his agenda priorities include immediate negotiations with congress for a new fiscal plan. he appeared on stage with his family after his opponent mitt romney conceded the race. >> with your stories and your struggles, i return to the white house more determined and more inspired than ever about the work there is to do and the future that lies ahead. >>> the president won the pore of his home state and severa
used to be an employee at both safeways in morgan hill. employees who used to work with me told me that they remember him as a polite guy but his feelings changed once he was connected to sierra lamar. >> it's kind of a shock that he's doing this in his own territory where he's working and no one suspected him at all. >> reporter: the case had to go through several hearings that he could be tried as an adult for him. i spoke with garcia-torres' sister on the fun. she refused comment. antolin garcia-torres will be in court december 10th. back to you. >>> the cleanup and recovery is well underway after the flooding and mudslide that we first discovered yesterday. tara moriarty is live to explain the growing concern about what might in the next few days. you can see how deep the mud is. that's a pretty panoramic view. a. that's where the -- panoramic view. that's where the mud was mushed. right now crews are -- pushed. right knew crews are trying to dig all of this mud out. they will have to wait until the weekend is over and when it is not work raining crane more to -- raining anyto
is to mark the first anniversary of a bitter clash between police and occupy protesters. sal joins us live to explain students want to make a point about proposition 30. >> reporter: that's right. it may seem surprising that here we are two days after the election, after proposition 30 passed and students are still walking out. what they wants they want to tell the university that they want the money that is coming in from proposition 30 to go to schools. i will show you here that people are starting to gather. this will be unan event that will last for a while. the protest is set to go with the anniversary of occupy cal. you remember this when officers cleared students and others. these scenes vent viral, nationwide. protests here and other campuses didn't get the attention after students were angry after a continuing rise in tuition and fees. one student said the protest is important because they want to see the money come back. >> the money from proposition 30 isn't guaranteed to go to schools. >> reporter: now if 30 hadn't passed legislative analyst said they would have had to cut $25
stormy, the highway patrol urges drivers to slow down and use their headlights. we're monitoring conditions minute by minute. steve will be back with more on the forecast. you can get weather and traffic updates at anytime at ktvu.com, mobile ktvu.com and through our mobile apps. >>> investigators in alameda say a fire in an east bay high school classroom is suspicious. fire crews rushed to alameda high school around # 3:30 a.m. and found flames in one of the classrooms. a window in the classroom was open which is one of the reasons the fire is suspicious. one student we talked to said this has happened before. >> last year, there are a couple, if not three, reported fires in the bathrooms. i guess somebody was lighting the trash cans on fire full of paper towels. >> some books were burned and a window was damaged in the fire today. >>> president obama made a public plea to congress to pass a bill that will head off the looming fiscal cliff. >> i've got a pen. i'm ready to sign it. >> surrounded by middle income americans, mr. obama warned that if the bush tax cuts are allowed to
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